Apache SSL Library Error 218529960
be sure you have the correct "tags" in your certificate file: It should start with (if PEM-encoded)
and end with
including all hyphens (five on each side). The leading hyphens might get eaten when you cut and paste to your server from your local machine.
NK: Thanks! This article saved me from some real pain! :)
Anurag: This saved me hours hair splitting. Thanks a ton.
Jeremy: Worth mentioning that Apache does not seem to like windows linebreaks, so make sure to check the .crt and convert any \r\n into \n. This had me stumped for a few minutes today after I pasted directly from my CA's website in to my SSH session from Windows.
Posted: 28 September 2010